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Come and join the Pella team as a Senior Quality Engineer.  We are looking for someone who will lead our quality program, actively mentor a technical team and support the needs of our manufacturing facility. The scope of influence of this position spans manufacturing, engineering, product development, sales branches and material vendors.  If you are looking for an opportunity to do the work your most proud of and lead others, this is the position for you.  Apply online at www.pellacareers.com.  

Essential job duties and responsibilities for this Senior Quality Engineer may include the following:

  • Manage and improve processes to uphold product quality standards. 
  • Track and monitor key quality performance metrics in order to reduce manufacturing defects. 
  • Strong influential leadership skills are necessary when planning and implementing PPM projects and when prioritizing plant quality activities. 
  • The ability to effectively present information, defend a position and address concerns is key to fostering collaboration. 
  • Responsible for the deployment of the Pella Quality System including the development and oversight of each plant’s annual quality plan. 
  • Periodically exposed to machinery where safe operating procedures must be followed, occasional lifting of materials up to 30 lbs. is required, work environment may be noisy.
  • Ability to work irregular hours and/or shifts as required for business needs

Supervising others:

  • Focuses on coaching, developing, and leveraging the talents of plant quality and gauge technicians.    

Essential job qualification and requirements for this Senior Quality Engineer may include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Math, or relevant Science
  • At least seven years related engineering experience
  • Ability to effectively present information, defend a position and address concerns is key to fostering collaboration.
  • Strong influential leadership skills are necessary when planning and implementing projects, improving processes as well as strategic initiatives.
  • Microsoft Office applications including Mini-Tab
  • Lean Sigma Green Belt certification and ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred.
  • Ability to apply technical and functional expertise, manage and improve processes, foster collaboration, establish plans, coach and develop people, lead courageously, and strategic thinking.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT

Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment.  Pella participates in E- Verify.  Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment.  Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally, regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law.

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